Fedora 16 : perl-FCGI-0.74-1.fc16 (2011-13130)

High Nessus Plugin ID 56363


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update to the latest upstream version resolves CVE-2011-2766 - stop leaking information across requests when using the deprecated and undocumented old FCGI interface.

This update resolves CVE-2011-2766.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected perl-FCGI package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56363

File Name: fedora_2011-13130.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/10/03

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl-FCGI, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2011/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2766

FEDORA: 2011-13130